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Network Administrator

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Posting #18-159CU

Network Administrator – Gateway Progression Plan

Information Technology Services

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UNBC is actively recruiting for a Network Administrator to join our Infrastructure Team in the Information Technology Services Department on our Prince George campus. We are looking for an individual seeking a challenging opportunity and interested in moving the University ahead in the digital world. UNBC’s ITS team works with advanced technology and provides an open and supportive team environment where innovative ideas are valued. Current projects in the Networking and Infrastructure team include OSPF, virtual routing, VPN, MFA, TACACS+, Containerization, BGP, Guest Access WiFi. 

Our Network Administrator Gateway Progression Plan, consisting of on-the job training, hands-on experience, and formal education provides training and development to individuals interested in developing their skills and being recognized for their career growth. In addition to job specific training, UNBC offers tuition waivers to its employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents for undergraduate and selected graduate programs. A 35-hour workweek offers flexibility, work-life balance and a meaningful career in one of Canada’s best small research universities.  


Position Objective

Reporting to the Manager of Infrastructure Services, Network Administrators provide advanced network services, such as designing solutions for all enterprise LAN, WAN, WiFi, and VoIP systems and analyzing network traffic patterns and network level security across multiple campuses. The successful candidate will be placed at the appropriate level within the progression plan, and duties and responsibilities will commensurate appropriate to that level.


Required Education, Experience & Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Undergraduate degree in IT, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related discipline;
  • 2+ years’ relevant progressive experience in an enterprise systems environment.

Relevant experience should demonstrate:

  • Ability to install and configure Windows and/or Linux server operating systems;
  • Ability to install and configure consumer routers, WiFi systems, and managed switches;
  • Solid understanding of networks and Internet protocols;
  • Understanding of OSI network layer model;
  • Programming skills in at least one language;
  • Ability to perform basic networking including VLANs, DNS, and DHCP.

The following will be considered an asset:

  • Networking Certifications (CCENT, CCNA, CompTIA Network+, JNCIA)
  • Other IT industry Certifications, for example ITIL, Microsoft.

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.



The entry level of the Progression Plan commences at a Grade 8 ($53,774.09 - $56,005.82) and progresses through to a Grade 13 ($69,214.56 - $72,087.08).  The starting salary will be dependent upon the successful applicant’s qualifications and placement within the plan.

For details on benefits and pension please see:


Normal hours of work will be 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (35 hours), however, some flexibility is required, as generally system maintenance occurs during off-hours.

For information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to and


To Apply

Internal applicants from CUPE Local 3799 will be given priority consideration.

Please forward your resume and proof of education quoting competition #18-159CU to:

Human Resources, University of Northern British Columbia,

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9 

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Inquiries:                       (250) 960-5521.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Posted: September 20, 2018
Closes: November 19, 2018